Beit Jala

Wine from Bethlehem stopped at airport

Contributed by Arab Educational Institute on 07.12.2008:

Birmingham Post

Israel stops altar wine from reaching Birmingham

Dec 3 2008

by Catherine Lillington, Birmingham Post

Israelis halt flow of altar wine for Birmingham

Altar wine on its way from the birthplace of Jesus to Birmingham has been stopped by border police because of claims it is a "security risk".

The organic wine, made at the Cremisan winery (...)

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Nadia Abu-Ghattas, silver designer

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 16.11.2008:

Since childhood, Nadia Abu Ghattas, the famous silver designer who was born in Beit Jala, showed talent and interest in arts and crafts. She practiced embroidery, sewing, painting on silk, and weaving and attended several courses in the fields of handicrafts, manuscript restoration, design, and marketing. This talent has often materialised through special and distinctive pieces of art.

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Beit Jala 1952 – FARID ELIAS ABU-MOHOR with his family

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 17.10.2007:


Beit Jala 1952 - FARID ELIAS ABU-MOHOR (1919-1956)[37] with his wife Jamileh from Ain-Karem, and their 5 children, with names starting with "R"s: Rita, Riyadh, Raja'ee, Rifqee, and Rose. The 6th son Ra'eef was not yet born. Original Content Creator: Fayez (Frank) Nasser / Toronto, Canada

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Beit Jala 1956 – Family of martyr FARID ELIAS ABU-MOHOR

Contributed by Fayez (Frank) Nasser on 17.10.2007:


Beit Jala 1956 - Family of martyr FARID ELIAS ABU-MOHOR (1917-1956)[37) dressed in black, grieving for the loss of a beloved young husband and father.Wife Jamileh in the centre, with children Rita, Riyad, Raja'ee, Rose, Ra'eef and Rifqi. FARID was a Sargent in the Jordanian Police Force and was kille(...)

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